Online Course: Work and Pain

14th – 16th of September 2021
Online Course

About this course

Work-related musculoskeletal pain complaints are very common. Prevention will have enormous economic and personal consequences. The course will present current knowledge on how we understand pain, pain physiology and current knowledge on how work-related risk factors contribute to pain.

The course will provide participants with basic concepts of pain and how occupational factors may contribute to develop and/or maintain musculoskeletal pain complaints, and to provide the understanding of the economic costs of pain complaints.

Please note!

This is an online course and will be conducted entirely through Zoom.

Course Summary

14th – 16th of September 2021
Online Course
Deadline 7th of September 2020
90

Course objectives

To provide participants with basic concepts of pain and how occupational factors may contribute to develop and/or maintain musculoskeletal pain complaints, and to provide the understanding of the economic costs of pain complaints.

Target group

  • Researcher
  • PhD students
  • Postdocs
  • Occupational health service personnel

Course Summary

14th – 16th of September 2021
Online Course
Deadline 7th of September 2020
90

Subject background

Musculoskeletal pain complaints are the leading cause of disability and sick leave in the west. In Norway alone, the yearly direct and indirect cost is estimated to 7 billion Euros. A challenge in preventing musculoskeletal complaints is its multifactorial origin. Risk factors may be found among mechanical work factors, psychosocial work factors, organizational work factors, and in combinations of these. It is evident that the prevention will have enormous consequences, both economically and personally.


Cancellation policy

Cancellations received by September, 7th 2021: full refund
Cancellations received by September, 7th 2021 or later: no refund

The total price of the course will be invoiced after the registration deadline.

The price is subject to minor changes.


Contact person

Course leaders

Dagfinn Matre
National Institute of Occupational Health
(STAMI), Norway
email: dagfinn@stami.no

Johannes Gjerstad
National Institute of Occupational Health
(STAMI), Norway
email: johannes.gjerstad@stami.no

In practical matters, please contact:

Project Manager

Erika Grönlund
NIVA
email: erika.lehtonen@niva.org

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